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Innovations and infrastructure development for sustainable industrialization in Africa
ECA Policy Brief - No. ECA/17/108
The present policy brief draws on background research materials prepared by the Economic Commission for Africa for the special meeting of the Economic and Social Council on the theme of “Innovations...
Africa Mining Vision: African Minerals Governance Framework
The Africa Mining Vision is Africa’s overarching framework for achieving inclusive, sustainable mineral-based structural transformation. Since 2009, when the African Union formally adopted...
Policy Brief: ASM and Climate Change
The relationship between mining and climate change has begun to receive increased attention in research and policy circles (Mutemeri et al., in press). A less explored relationship is...
Industrialization through trade in North Africa in the context of the Continental Free Trade Area and Mega Trade Agreements
Structural transformation in North African countries requires the significant development of North Africa’s industrial sector in an adverse global context which restricts the emergence of newly...
Proceedings of the Special Symposium: Geology and Mineral Information System (GMIS) Strategy to Domesticate the Africa Mining Vision at a Country Level
The GMIS Strategy was proposed by the African Mineral Development Centre (AMDC) to facilitate the strengthening of the African production, management and dissemination of geological and mineral...
Territorialization of industrial policy and inclusive growth in North Africa (report)
North Africa has made significant progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), however the relatively low diversification of the sub-region’s economies is now hampering their development...
CLIMATE RESEARCH FOR DEVELOPMENTIN AFRICA (CR4D)
Advancing new frontiers of African climate research to enhance the production of climate information and services for development planning
The Climate Research for Development in Africa initiative was launched to strengthen links between climate science research and climate information needs in support of development planning in Africa...
Q&A Climate information services: supporting Africa’s development
Climate  information  services  –  the  packaging  and  dissemination  of  climate  information  to  specific users – are vital in...
Commodity Prices and Growth in Africa
Institutional and Temporal Considerations
The paper analyses the short run and long impact of commodity prices on real GDP per capita growth in 29 African countries over the period 1980-2013. The paper uses the latent-class panel error...
Poverty, inequality, migration and political unrest have all threatened social cohesion in Eastern Africa, as well as many other threats. Yet the region has proved remarkably resilient to these...
Promoting Regional Value Chains in North Africa
The global economy is currently witnessing the development of global value chains (GVC) in which intermediate goods and services are being traded through fragmented production processes and spread...
Industry and the green economy in North Africa
For a number of countries, green economy is no longer a choice but a necessity dictated by the growing environmental degradation and depletion of their natural resources, and by climate change and...
Publications Catalogue - 2016
 Welcome to the 2016 edition of the ECA Publications Catalogue. This year’s Catalogue features reports and studies that will be made available over the course of the year, as well as major...
African Governance Report IV
Measuring corruption in Africa: The international dimension matters
This fourth edition of the African Governance Report focuses on the importance of measuring corruption and of understanding its international dimensions. The report challenges the traditionally...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VII
Innovation, Competitiveness and Regional Integration
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA) VII examines how the three elements of regional integration, innovation and competitiveness are interlinked. It explores the prospects for harnessing...
Economic Report on Africa 2016
Greening Africa’s Industrialization
Structural transformation in Africa’s economies remains the highest priority, and industrialization is the top strategy for achieving it in practice. Achieving the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and...
Transformative Industrial Policy for Africa
African countries are in the process of upgrading and promoting the development of higher-productivity sectors, including manufacturing and high-end services. One of the key elements is the need to...
Africa's Blue Economy: A policy handbook
Africa’s “Blue world” is made of vast lakes and rivers and an extensive ocean resource base. The Blue Economy can play a major role in Africa’s structural transformation, sustainable economic...
Country Profiles
Country profiles are flagship products of ECA, intended to serve as a vehicle for the production and dissemination of country- and region-specific policy analyses and recommendations, geared towards...
Investment Policies and Bilateral Investment Treaties in Africa
Implications for Regional Integration
Investment in Africa has surged in recent years due largely to its growth performance in the last decade, its rising consumer market and middle class, high rates of return on investment, as well as...

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